National Football League Football Schedule, News, Tickets, Scores, Players, Blogs, Videos, Links and More
More Fan Site Teams:

The Falcons are not going to fire Dan Quinn for the 2018 season

The Falcons are not going to fire Dan Quinn for the 2018 season
Published On: Wed, Oct 10
Nov 3, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneersrunning back Antone Smith (top) hyper extends his knee after being brought down by Atlanta Falcons defensive end Cliff Matthews during the second half of a football game at Raymond James Stadium. Smith left the field on a flatbed cart The Falcons won 43-28. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Things could get very bad the rest of the way for theA Atlanta Falcons, who are 1-4 and havena€™t played more than a half of solid defense in the last three weeks. Theya€™re coming off the second-worst loss by points (there were worse losses Ia€™m not going to dwell on) in the Dan Quinn era. This is the first time theya€™ve found themselves in this deep a hole five games in under DQ, period.

So ita€™s understandablea€”and inevitablea€”that the calls for Quinn were going to start. Theya€™re fairly quiet at the moment, but make no mistake that if the Falcons put a losing season on the books in 2018, there will be no shortage of fans and analysts who suggest pushing him out the door. Theya€™ll point to Quinna€™s always questionable clock and in-game management, the lack of discipline this team seems to fall into for long stretches, and the defensive ineptitude, though much of that is genuinely due to injury.

Of course, while there are legitimate arguments to be had about the weakness of Quinn and this coaching staff more broadly, any discussion of the coach losing his job is.

There are multiple reasons for this. The first is that this season has the look of an outlier for Quinn, given that this team made theA Super BowlA after 2016 and the playoffs in 2017, and injuries have largely crippled the defense.A 

Read the complete news article here...


More Featured News

Seahawks running back J.D. McKissic officially returns to practice Monday
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Seahawks running back J.D. McKissic officially returned to practice Monday after having been on Injured Reserve all season due to a broken foot suffered in August.McKissic now can p...
Bucs tight end O.J. Howard getting second opinion on injured ankle, uncertain for Sunday
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Bucs tight end O.J. Howard will receive a second opinion on his injured right ankle, and his status for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers remains uncertain.Howard was in...
Colt McCoy ready for another shot at a starting gig
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Colt McCoy's first regular-season pass since 2015 went for a touchdown strike.TheA Washington Redskins' backup quarterback entered the game Sunday versus theA Houston TexansafterA A...
This Washington Post headline and picture of Alex Smiths injury were terrible
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
If you opened the print version of The Washington Post this morning, you got quite a visual in the front of the sports section. In an eerie coincidence, Washington Redskins quarterb...
Deion Jones may return against Saints
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Deion Jones wasna€™t in a talking mood, but he relented Monday for 57 seconds to let you know that if he does return to playing football Thursday night when the Falcons play the Sai...
Ravens coach John Harbaugh emphatically defends Lamar Jackson's throwing ability
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
RavensA coachA John HarbaughA emphatically defended quarterbackA Lamar Jacksona€™s throwing ability Monday, saying he had no use for questions about the rookiea€™s acumen on that si...
Jalen Ramsey does not back down from calling Josh Allen trash
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Josh Allen appears to be on track to return from his injury to face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, which means the rookie quarterback will have a chance to prove himself agains...
With Khalil Mack causing chaos, everything has changed for the Bears
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Did the Vikings make a mistake by signing quarterback Kirk Cousins? That was the question on one of the national TV sports shows Monday morning.It completely missed the point of the...
Mitchell Trubisky has throwing shoulder injury
Published On: Tue, Nov 20
Chicago Bears quarterbackA Mitchell TrubiskyA has an injured throwing shoulder.The Bears did not practice today, but in their league-mandated injury report they announced that Trubi...
Jerseys Hats Shirts Sweatshirts